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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Tuesday- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

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Past Events

In The Museum

Information Sessions: Simmons College Graduate Study in Children's Literature at the Carle

October 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Attend an information session at The Carle to learn more about degree programs offered through The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (CSCL) with Simmons University. To learn more about the information sessions, email

Simmons University at The Carle

In The Art Studio

Special Sundays in the Studio

October 13, 2019
Free with Museum Admission

Join us in the Art Studio to explore new materials and try a different project! 

In The Reading Library

Special Storytime: Brian Lies

October 12, 2019
Free with Museum Admission

Join Brian Lies as he shares Got to Get to Bear's!, a story of friendship in the face of a blizzard, and his Caldecott-Honor book, The Rough Patch, a story about love, loss, hope, and the healing power of friendship and nature.

Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at 

In The Reading Library

Toddler and Preschool Play Series: Open Book, Open Play

October 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Enjoy an interactive storytime in the Reading Library, followed by time to move, play, and explore art materials.

In The Reading Library

Book Corner with Mary Westgate

October 4, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Join us for a fun, music-filled storytime with Berkshire Hills Music Academy’s Mary Westgate, as she reads from a selection of braille picture books.


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